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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through August 2019.

Imports: Navigational equipment

Navigational equipment, the No. 110 import by value totaled $405.28 million for the month of August, $2.8 billion through August of 2019, and $4.41 billion for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$567.41 M
2China$423.26 M
3Taiwan$377.44 M
4Canada$213.44 M
5Malaysia$204.04 M
6Germany$186.99 M
7Japan$170.97 M
8United Kingdom$144.53 M
9Hungary$92.63 M
10France$70.37 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.8 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $369,347,548
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $288,759,800
3Pharr International Bridge in Texas $193,868,870
4Port Laredo $150,433,795
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $128,525,105
6Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C. $120,769,047
7Port of New Orleans $115,704,231
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $113,793,649
9Los Angeles International Airport $99,990,505
10Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $98,864,584

U.S. imports of Navigational equipment decreased 5.25 percent through August to $2.8 billion

U.S. imports of Navigational equipment decreased 5.25 percent from $2.95 billion to $2.8 billion through the first eight months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 110 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 104 for the last full year with a total value of $4.41 billion, a $314.2 million, 6.65 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $567,406,806
2China $423,256,335
3Taiwan $377,442,504
4Canada $213,444,263
5Malaysia $204,042,334
6Germany $186,987,543
7Japan $170,966,728
8United Kingdom $144,534,436
9Hungary $92,634,450
10France $70,370,204

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $208,835,701
2Cleveland $166,954,173
3Chicago $164,409,621
4New Orleans $118,005,871
5Seattle $115,258,568
6New York City $84,710,782
7St. Louis $82,537,174
8Los Angeles $79,929,380
9Atlanta/Savannah $74,840,817
10Detroit $68,068,271

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 1.95 percent compared to last year to $369.35 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 12.99 percent compared to last year to $288.76 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 22.12 percent compared to last year to $193.87 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 23.64 percent compared to last year to $150.43 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 17.2 percent compared to last year to $128.53 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 Mexico decreased $89.26 million, 13.59 percent, (20.29 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $45.34 million, 9.68 percent, (15.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $113.8 million, 43.17 percent, (13.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $9.22 million, 4.14 percent, (7.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Malaysia decreased $29.52 million, 12.64 percent, (7.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.86 percent of all these Navigational equipment imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $1.79 billion of the $2.8 billion total.

All totaled, 40.45 percent of all these Navigational equipment imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $1.13 billion of the $2.8 billion total